The National House of Traditional Leaders is a body composed of traditional leaders who are delegates from the Provincial Houses of Traditional Leaders of South Africa, representing the Provincial Houses at national level.
The mandate of the House is to:
(i) Promote the role of traditional leadership within the constitutional dispensation
(ii) Promote nation-building
(iii)Promote peace, stability and cohesiveness of communities
(iv) Develop, preserve and promote culture and traditions of communities
(v) Consider Parliamentary Bills referred to it by the Secretary participate in intergovernmental structures and advise the national government and make recommendations on any matter that the government may require